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Jul 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to this thwart the federal investigation. that person was not named. sources have given us a name, but because that person hasn't been charged, we aren't going to expose that name at this point. charged with two federal counts of conspiracy and there's a third misdemeanor count of contributing illegal payments to campaigns. she could face jail time, but my sources say she's not likely under this agreement to spend any time in prison, back to you guys. >> bruce, you have been following this for months and months. what comes next? right now the mayor is saying no comment. what does everyone think is coming next? >> the committee meets tonight. you can imagine it's going to be topic number one. so it might be what the mayor is forced to say. they need to hear from him. the d.c. residents need to hear from him, as to what did he know, if anything, and when did he no it? it is unlikely, including high ranking local democratic officials that this much money could be raised. this much of an organization could be out there and operating and vincent gray not know about it. he has a press conference s
CBS
Jul 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that gave their all and gave us our way of life. >> reporter: this clean-up really came at the perfect time. arlington national cemetery lost 30 huge trees in that big storm 10 days ago. you can see many of them still need to be cleaned up. >> some of them, three or four, were some of the older bigger trees in the cemetery that are 200, 225 years ole. >> reporter: these huge trees that date back before the civil war came crashing down on top of tombstones. >> this damage to the trees definitely exceeded that from hurricane irene. >> reporter: local crews are continuing to clean up which could take weeks. at least today the rest of the cemetery grounds are tended to by the volunteers. >> we come here to arlington as a people to heal around green plants, as the grass grows, we heal a little better. for us it's a giant green blanket that's covering our heros and comforting their families and once a year we get to come here and tuck them. in. >> reporter: at arlington national cemetery, kristin fisher, 9 news now. >> today volunteers donated roughly $200,000 worth of materials, manpower and
CBS
Jul 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
got shot. when she got shot, it was just god watching over us. >> reporter: the suspect's family is cooperating with police and says their heart goes out to the victims. and colorado's governor called the rampage the work of "a very deranged mind." the suspect is due back in court monday. theresa garcia, back to you. >> police have no motive and say the suspect does not have terrorist ties, but president obama said the shooting still underscores how our time here is limited and it is precious. >> michelle and i will be fortunate enough to hug our girls a little tighter tonight and i'm sure you will do the same with your children, but for those parents who may not be so lucky we have to embrace them and let them know we will be there for them as nation. >> there's not one of us that doesn't read or hear this story, certainly anyone who has children and think about it being your child in that movie theater. your cousin's child or your neighbor's child and that reality makes the pain and the grief too intense for words, but we can't let it keep us from our lives. >> u.s. movie theat
CBS
Jul 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. north of us. so if you are near the mason/dixon line, you could see some pretty good storms here as well and the risk will be slight. that's a chance for the risk of severe weather. moderate, up to the north of us. but we're under a slight risk for the storms. we'll talk more about that and the danieling wind gusts that we could experience by tomorrow. a little bit later, back to you. >> all right, thank you. >>> we have breaking news now on the abduction of cal ripken jr.'s mom. police just released this surveillance video. that's the man that investigators believed that forced them into their own car. and then held her. for almost 24 hours. the woman was returned safe and sound. and she said that the abductor treated her well, evening bringing her cigarettes and food. there is no indication that they had any idea that she was the mother of the same shortstop. >>> police identified the 4- year-old boy who died after the accidental shooting death of the gun. apparently they went on into the pick up truck, they found that loaded gun and pulled the trigger. now, you talked to their family
CBS
Jul 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the seized assault rifles was an ar15, the same weapon used by the alleged aurora killer. now sources have told us that prescott does have a maryland state police issued gun collector's license, which made him exempt from the law, limiting him to one handgun purchase a month. lesli. >> sounds like this is just the beginning, andrea, thank you. our team coverage continues with surae chinn. she is near the office where neil prescott used to work. surae, what do you know? >> reporter: lesli, we could have been standing here in front of this building telling a very different story. authorities say we'll never know exactly what police prevented here, but something obviously very serious and sinister. we are here at the pitney bose location, where preston wanted to shoot the place up and kill people. this is the place where he worked for at least three years. according to the search warrant, prescott was in the process of being fired as a subcontractor at the software and mail room supply business, which could have been the root of what allegedly drove him to make those threats. he lives in an
CBS
Jul 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
carren is live in rockville with more storm horror stories. we haven't used those up yet? >> reporter: no, we haven't, derek. we are on the rockville silver spring line where pepco crews have come and gone without restoring power. in fact, workers told the residents they might be back later tonight. now for everyone who thought that underground lines that we've talked so much about, that they might be the silver bullet, you'll want to consider the north potomac neighborhood of convince orchard knolls -- of quince orchard knolls. there the lines are underground and there is no visible sign of damage, yet their pavers not restored until a couple -- power was not restored until a couple of hours ago. >> today was enough. i just was done today and have been very emotional the whole day, crying and happy and we keep hearing a crew has been here but then a crew is not here and then the wrong crew is here. >> reporter: after seven agonizing days the power returned to this neighborhood, confidence in pepco did not. >> i explained to them i'm diabetic. i've had to get dry ice three times. i don't wan
CBS
Jul 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
reservations for the rest of the week. >> i took her back to her house, came back to mine, neither one of us had power. communication in power kills. they are not communicating properly to their public and we need to be dealt with honestly. >> reporter: i just got off the phone with, p epco vice president of customer care. here's how he explained these outages that are being suffered by the neighborhood of silver spring and overs. he says when a piece of equipment is fixed, everyone served by that equipment will appear to be back online. he says those who are still without power are probably experiencing a secondary outage and that will go back into the system as something that needs to be repaired. now coming up tonight at 6:00, we talk to a woman who tells us she was put on pepco's priority list on saturday morning because of a medical condition. she is still without power. 96 hours later, we also will visit two other neighbors, neighborhoods rather, who say they are troubled by either a lack of communication from pepco or incorrect information that they are getting. until 6:00, we are li
CBS
Jul 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
an awful lot of rain as surae was showing us. >> a lot of moisture, but no warnings at all. everybody is on edge. let's talk about, let's first show you the heavy rain. it rained here in northwest. over about an hour, hour and a half period. because the storms are so intense and they were slow movers, they produced some street flooding and ponding. that was the problem. all right, let's look at the radar. let's take you back in time now and we'll show you the storms. this is a 6:35 yesterday. a couple thunderstorms south of us, but we'll advance the radar and they begin to develop north and south of gaithersburg. by 7:35, a good definition. just heavy rainmakers, okay? advance this again, they don't move much at all. 8:00, 8:25, they are still hammering the district and back toward mcclane. they are south of gaithersburg, but essentially from mcclane to the district over parts of prince georges county. anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of rain fell. we'll advance it again. beginning to weaken a little bit when you see yellow. that's less heavy rain fall. when you see the oranges and reds, t
CBS
Jul 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
comments, but they have yet to get back to us. customers are very frustrated, too, in fact, one pepco customer told me he called to report an outage and was asked what state is d.c. in? back to you. >> andrea, thank you. >>> well, there has been some slow, but steady progress today getting the traffic lights working again. on the maryland side of the river, montgomery county remains the hardest hit. police reported 240 intersections without traffic lights this afternoon. scott broom is keeping up with the situation and joins us live from rockville. scott. >> well, here is one of those intersections. it's frustrating and daunting for some people who aren't used to it. this is broad wood drive and veers mill here in the twin brooks section of rockville. they still have a temporary stop sign out here. connecticut avenue through kensington. every light was out at one point. it has good night somewhat better today. a big breakthrough happened on connecticut avenue just after noon. here, finally, progress. 12:15 p.m. and connecticut avenue southbound was being reopened at veers mill road.
CBS
Jul 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
us with the latest on the situation still unfolding. scott. >> reporter: well, still unfolding because the husband and wife in this tragedy are both hospitalized tonight and neighbors are actively praying for them. that librarian is 51-year-old janice proctor wills. according to her neighbors and family here in the neighborhood. she was shot by her own 33-year- old son in this unexplained spasm of family violence. from sky 9 this morning just after dawn, charles county authorities in an armored vehicle prepare to assault the home where the shooting happened. once inside, they found the body of 33-year-old shay proctor who had apparently shot himself with a handgun after unexplainably wounding his mother. the suspect's myspace page, this photo confirmed by friends as the family all together in happier times. >> they found a man and a woman. >> the spokesperson says the couple was shot inside the home and fled outside where they collapsed. and left a bloody trail across shocked neighbors yards. >> we saw a lot of police officers running with guns. >> at some point, the emerge
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of lightning. it's way out to the west and southwest of us into charlottesville and also crossing over the mountains, but right now we're looking at some scattered showers and storms that come through -- that could come through in our area. so the entire dmv is under a slight risk for severe weather tonight. the a man threat is damaging wind gust -- the main threat is damage wind gusts and heavy downpours. i don't think everybody will see these storms surface. we could see some big storms come through. temperatures are in the 80s. we'll talk more about the heat coming this way and also some relief. back to you. >>> penn state now about to pay a really heavy price for that sex abuse scandal that has already rocked the university. today the ncaa handed down unprecedented sanctions against the school's legendary football program and they come just one day after the school took down the statue of the former head coach joe paterno that used to hang out in front of the university's football stadium but no more. dave owens is here with the details. these sanctions come with some controversy a
CBS
Jul 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
have changed his vote. now a smoke spokesman said they are used to invest and he believes the public service commission, not the state legislature should be looking into this. pepco would not comment, saying they haven't seen the proposal. >> how soon could these changes take effect? >> it is too late. this is something that wouldn't go into effect until next year. so any storm until then, you're going to be paying the bill. >> individually, it's small. a lot of it is principal. >> we don't know how much. but a quarter a dime, maybe a dollar. >> russ, thank you. lesli. >>> d.c. mayor, vincent gray is refusing to say if and when he knew a well funded shadow campaign had worked to get him elected in 2010. now federal prosecutors say the illegal campaign spent more than $650,000. our bruce johnson has been following this thing from the beginning. he has the latest on what this means for the mayor and the political fallout. >> this is not going to go away. it is heating up. the mayor has not taught the prosecutors. they have gotten win conviction directly in connection with the sha
CBS
Jul 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
us whether mrs. ripken's credit cards or atm cards were used. they are telling us that they are looking for a tall, thin, white man in his 30s. he was wearing a light colored shirt and some camo pants. they do believe he is armed. tonight, mrs. ripken is home with her family and she is okay. but nobody is quite sure exactly what happened. in aberdeen, scott broom, 9news now. >> we are glad mrs. ripken is okay. thank you so much. >> from a villain to real heros. two police officers are talking for the first time this afternoon about rushing into a burning apartment building and pulling out half a dozen people. bruce leshan reports some of the people they saved had no idea their lives were in danger. >> i think it's human instinct. >> corporal rickie say they will never forget what they found. >> this is the area right here behind us where the dogs were out on the balcony. >> flames roaring across the back of the building from the first floor up through the roof. >> when i got here, i could hear screams of people and i heard blood curdling screams. i really wa
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
kristin fisher joins us -- could be catastrophic. meantime kristin fisher joins us now live with more on the man killed. >> 64-year-old albert carl roeth, iii. his friends called him carl. he's lived in the area a long time and he opened a commercial fleet servicing company in manassas. friends describe him as nice to everyone, always smiling, modest, but he loved living large, loved his mercedes and throwing parties. he was probably best known for his annual party at gold cup. he had a plot that everyone knew about right at the finish line. carl was connected in middleburg equestrian scene, loved polo and a big player in the d.c. social scene, but friends say he was probably most looking forward to having his friends over to the new home he was building out in great falls. in fact, one of his friends was on his way over there last night right before carl was killed. >> i was on my way out last night to his house. i was about a half hour behind him and i tried to turn here and i saw a tree and all the emergency equipment and i thought wow, i don't know what happened. i had to drive mi
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
broom joins us live. >> well, that little boy you were talking about, 12-year-old frank hayward iii was rescued by tactical officers from this house behind me this morning. his throat had been slashed. the house was set on fire. all of it apparently committed by his father who committed suicide. from sky 9 this morning, calvert county rescuers converged on the home. where they found the horrors committed by 32-year-old frank hayward, who killed and burned his 31-year-old wife, cynthia, and their two-year-old daughter, natalie, then killed himself. but his son, 12-year-old frank hayward iii had somehow survived the attack from his suicidal father with a slashed throat and burns. after sheriff mike evans said another unidentified adult relative had fled at about 8:30 and called for help. the officers found the house on fire. >> it is horrible. i have seen a few in my s.w.a.t. team days and these are the worst case scenarios. you want to do something to help and there was nothing else we could have done. they are very fortunate. >> it's a sad situation. >> neighbors are completely s
CBS
Jul 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
order on the lawyers handling the case. joining us now is former prince georges county states attorney, glenn ivy. thanks for coming in today. >> thanks for having me. >> let's talk about what happened today. james holmes charged with 142 counts of murder. let's talk about those charges a bit. >> 24 counts for murder. they were charged on two legal theories and then there were attempted murder charges and charges for explosives as well. >> is this unprecedented? have you done anything like this in your history with prince georges county where you issued two counts of murder for per one charge? >> that's pretty regular, actually. what is pretty unusual is the number of counts. because he shot at and killed so many people. 142 counts is very large for this type of violent crime. >> one of the things that they sited in colorado is what they called deprayed or extreme indifference. what does that mean? you just didn't even care about who you were shooting so much that we will charge you for that as well? >> yes. i mean, two approaches to murder charges typically. one is deliberate,
CBS
Jul 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, basically west of us into the shenendoa valley. the atmosphere is unfederal unfavorable. we'll talk more about these storms, a break from the humidity that is coming this way and some triple digit heat after that. back to you. >> that sounds lovely. thank you, anny. >> there was a flurry of activity at the site of the colorado movie theater massacre today. >> 15 people remain hospitalized, five of them in critical condition. >> suspect's public defender is expected to order a mental health evaluation. teresa garcia is in aurora, colorado. >> while investigators continue to go in and out of the taped off theater crime scene, the suspect's entire apartment complex remains sealed as crews work inside there. and the judge who is in charge of this case has issued an order barring lawyers on both sides from publicly commenting about evidence or the investigation. >> federal investigators were back at the crime scene today. they were processing evidence that the theater where a dozen people were killed and 58 others injured. a tow truck was seen hauling a car from the century 16 parking lo
CBS
Jul 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of thurmont. let's go to our graphics and show us what else is happening where temperatures, boy, it's sizzling out there, temperatures well into the upper 90s, heat advisory still in effect until 9:00 this evening for the entire d.c. metro area. it did get up to 99 degrees in downtown, but it does feel like 102 once you factor in the humidity, 110 in leesburg, 105 culpeper. this is a day where you want to take it easy. our severe outlook for the severe weather weather today does include the d.c. metro areas points west and north, the a man threats being damaging wind gusts -- the main threats being damaging wind gusts and some hail. tonight partly cloudy to mostly cloudy conditions, scattered thunderstorms. not everyone will see them. some of the storms could be heavy or severe, lows down into the 70s. i think the timing of the storms will be between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., more on that a bit later. back to you. >>> for many people still without power on this independence day it is the 4th of july holiday from hell. >> it feels that way for those folks, but pepco says 90% of its customer
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
word from the state public service commission. telling us that this could be less than 13 cents a customer. >> this is a nominal amount. it was the principle that got people so angriment how long did it take you to get this information from pepco and you also have something on that issue of missing linemen they have out there in power outages. >> just getting this information took us three days of asking. finding out the numbers, that has taken us two weeks. we have gotten word after asking them to respond about our linemen, pepco says it has 147 lineman and a roll of contractors. contrary to union claims, it had 162 permanent lineman 15 years ago. the union says it was more than 200. sorting out these numbers and figuring out how that would impact the recovery and restoration of this storm, we are taking a look at that and that's going to take us time. >> and public officials have come out and said we need to have these linemen here to help other jurisdictions when there are crisis to make sure we get that help back. >> a domino upon domino according to the critics. >> tha
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
now, it's quiet in the d.c. metro area, saw more active storms to the south of us, also up to the northwest we're watching another line of storms that could impact our area by later tonight. what can you expect? partly cloudy conditions. it will be warm and muggy again with scattered thunderstorms. some will be strong or severe. lows will fall into the 70s. again not everybody will see these storms. i think they'll be fewer tonight compared to last night, but definitely keep your eyes to the sky and if you hear thunder or see lightning, definitely go inside and seek shelter. we'll talk about how long this heat lasts and when we'll finally get a break a little bit later. back to you guys. >>> for the thousands of people across our area this is day six of dealing with no electricity. >> some are coping better than others. >> we've got team coverage beginning with peggy fox. she is in arlington where a whole cluster of homes maybe just about to get their power back on or are they? peggy? >> reporter: yeah. they've been coping as best they, can but they were relieved when they
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. our investigative reporter russ ptacek joins us now with a look at this rather interesting exchange. >> you're about to see one minute unedited where i try to get public service commission chairman douglas nazarian to just acknowledge the increasing anger about having to pay after having been without power. finally you'll see the clip that surprised me most from the man who signed that billing into law. he has no regrets. >> reporter: mr. nazarian, russ ptacek, 9 news now. we've been trying to get an interview with you for two weeks now about this bill stabilization allowing the utilities to bill the customers for the time they were without power do. you feel like you explained that today? >> i do. >> reporter: people here were not happy about it. >> were not happy about my explanation or not happy about what? >> reporter: they're not happy about customers being billed to reimburse the company for revenues lost during the outage. >> well, i think i've explained. you're not paying for power that hasn't been delivered. >> reporter: no one said that they were. >> they said utilitie
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on prince william county where peggy fox joins us live. peggy? >> reporter: this is a copy of the search warrant fired here in the circuit court. describing what was found in the gainesville apartment building. it could be the latest piece of evidence in a mysterious murder. >> and to lose a good friend like sarah is a significant loss. >> reporter: outside the burned out remains of the home, now a murder scene, sits a sheriff deputy, guarding the crime scene. inside on monday, the firefighters found the body of sarah green hall. a popular reporter and photographer in virginia's community. >> she had a very profound experience with just about everybody in that country. she knew them, their horses, their family. >> reporter: she was a news reporter for the winchester star who previously worked at the democrat, where she won a statewide award for her coverage of 9 -- of 9/11. >> i said hey, man, does anyone here know sarah greenhall? my heart sank. because i didn't know how to say it, well, you know, she may well have died in the house fire. >> she was outspoken, but a very confident repor
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